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Terrorism has arguably been one of the defining factors of our age. It frequently makes headlines, threatening or attacking governments, private business and ordinary citizens. And in many parts of the world, it has been one of the most important threats to peace, security and stability. But what does this exactly mean? What is the nature of this threat? Who or what is threatened, how, by whom and why? What can be done about it or how can we at least limit the impact of terrorism and make sure that terrorists do not make headlines and manage to scare us? These are just a handful of questions that will be addressed in this course that consists of three parts. First it focuses on the essence of terrorism as an instrument to achieve certain goals, in addition to an exploration of this phenomenon and the difficulties in defining it. The second part provides an overview of the state of the art in (counter) terrorism studies. Since ‘9/11’ terrorism studies have grown exponentially, reflecting the rise in perceived threats. But what has academia come up with? What theories, assumptions and conventional wisdom has it produced that could be of help in understanding terrorism and dealing with it? The most interesting results are examined and compared with empirical evidence with the aim to either stress their importance or to debunk them as myths. The final part looks into the implications and possibilities for policy making. The course ends with a module specifically designed to address one of today's most topical issue: the foreign fighter phenomenon....

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LZ
22. Mai 2016

This excellent, balanced course uses a great combination of concise videos and additional reading. I enrolled hoping to better understand this hot-topic and Prof. Bakker's course was perfect.

MZ
20. Sep. 2017

Useful and well done. This course is an example how to boost resilience in our society with knowledge. At the end of the day is a brick of our holistic counter terrorism actions. Thank you.

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von Kerry W

30. Dez. 2015

Well worth the time spent!

von German B

5. Nov. 2015

Solid foundational course!

von Giuseppe

30. Sep. 2017

Very very interesting!!!!

von Ginger L

17. Dez. 2016

Very nice course, easy to

von Kévin S

5. Mai 2016

Very interesting course !

von Felipe C L

21. Sep. 2017

Very interesting course!

von Miroslav K

23. Jan. 2017

Great course, thank you!

von Nikolaos P

7. Jan. 2016

Very interesting course!

von WEI D

24. Aug. 2017

very clear,great course

von Richard K

5. Apr. 2017

Interesting compilation

von Amherd D

22. Aug. 2015

Very interesting course

von Muallim Y

26. Feb. 2019

Very Excellent course.

von Arbora A

28. Sep. 2017

More than interesting!

von Valeria B

18. Juni 2017

Thank you Prof Bakker!

von Hantiyeh T

7. Sep. 2019

Holistic and relevant

von Claude M

28. März 2019

Loved it learnt a lot

von Annabelle M

13. Apr. 2018

Very useful course !

von Alejandra M R

8. Mai 2020

Excellent course!!!

von Khalil u R K

12. Sep. 2018

Great understanding

von JESUS F R G

18. Aug. 2019

Exceptionally good

von Benjamin B D

15. Nov. 2018

I LOVE THIS COURSE

von Chew S Y

25. Okt. 2017

Easy to understand

von adafafsdfcA a e

12. Aug. 2016

Interesting course

von jose m

7. Sep. 2015

Excelente material

von Pieter D C

19. Dez. 2019

Excellent course!